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Erotic Historical Romance.

Wealthy heiress Rosalie Ambermere doesn’t know why Gideon Reed sits scowling in her sitting room. Or why she finds him so appealing. She’d envisioned her heart falling to a serene gentleman, not to this unpolished, brooding man. And yet she finds Mr. Reed absurdly attractive. Surely her craving for his touch is due to the strange powder she recent
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Published March 1st 2011 by Loose Id
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Deviant Divas
"Powder of Love" is a delightful, historic novel set in New York City in 1880. The plot of this novel revolves around a mysterious powder that is an extremely potent aphrodisiac. This powder has been left to Miss Rosalie Ambermere by her late uncle, who was considered to be quite depraved. After seeing the effect the powder has on her chaperone, Rosalie is desperate to find a way to rid herself of the powder. This is where the fun begins.

The characters in "Powder of Love" are well thought out, w
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Eli Easton
This is a really different and enjoyable het romance. When I do read m/f romance, I usually read regency. This story had regency feel though it is set in New York in the last 1800's (I think). There is still the nice tension of the class structure (the heroine is very rich and high-born and the hero is more working class) and also the insistence of 'innocence' for respectable females (the heroine is a virgin).

However, I really liked the differences too. The heroine, Rosalie, is very independent
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I think that I have to pay attention to the titles I choose to read a little more. I thought when I chose this book it said ‘the power of love”, not ‘the powder of love. Go ahead laugh if you must, I did.

Ms. Rosalie Ambermere comes into a rather unusual aphrodisiac she inherited from a cousin who was very free in his sexual explorations. So much so that Rosalie sought him out in hopes to learn more. She finds upon his passing that she is the proud
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jo_t
A lustful heirloom plays cupid

Rosalie Ambermere, an English heiress living in New York City, has her contented life turned upside down when her wicked cousin Johnny, Lord Williamsford, named her his heir. Among his vast collection of naughty objects, a dangerous aphrodisiacal powder, sought after by many.

Ignoring her lawyer’s warnings, Rosalie doesn’t take the aphrodisiac seriously until she witnesses an embarrassing incident with a shy lady who serves as her companion. Emily Renshaw indulges,
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Kelly
Kept me entertained!

Kept me entertained!

Loved it! The love story was believable. The characters (even the bad ones) were likable. Hot! blush giggle

Totally Worth It!
TreLyn Cecile
Pretty good read. Had a little trouble at first keeping my attention but as I got further into reading it took a turn and I couldn't stop. Loved the party and the parts about the powder. Couldn't stop laughing at some of the things about it and how they were affected.
Donna
My expectations weren't high, given it was a free book and the idea seemed like it was going to be hard to sell to me, but I was pleasantly surprised. It sucked me in and I couldn't wait for the h & H to declare their love.
Kate
Mar 01, 2011 Kate rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
See, Daisy Harris? This is the way to rate your own books! A FIVE! Yup! Okay, it is sort of embarrassing....
Rosa C.
I liked that it was set in NY and not in England. I also liked the characters.
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